Carolina Hurricanes at Edmonton Oilers NHL Picks & Predictions 10/17/2017
Tuesday, October 17, 2017
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The Carolina Hurricanes travel to Rogers Place to play the Edmonton Oilers on Tuesday, October 17, 2017. The opening line for this game has the Hurricanes at +131 and the Oilers at -164.
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Carolina has a record of 1-1-1 this season and on the road they have a record of 0-1-0. They are 7th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 7 goals and given up 8 goals for a point differential of -1. For the season they have an ATS record of 1-2-0 and an over/under record of 1-2-0. Edmonton is 1-3-0 including 1-2-0 at home this season. They are 7th in the Pacific Division. They've scored 8 goals and surrendered 14 for a goal differential of -6. Their record against the spread is 1-3-0 while their over/under record is 2-2-0.
Valuable Carolina Hurricanes Betting Trends
The Carolina Hurricanes are 1-2-0 straight up this year
The Carolina Hurricanes are 1-2-0 against the over/under this season
Important Edmonton Oilers Betting Trends
The Edmonton Oilers are 1-3-0 straight up this year
The Edmonton Oilers are 2-2-0 against the over/under this season
Key Carolina Hurricanes Injuries
10/14/17 D Trevor van Riemsdyk Concussion IR (10/13)
10/05/17 RW Lee Stempniak Hip IR (10/02)
Key Edmonton Oilers Injuries
10/15/17 RW Brian Ferlin Undisclosed IR (10/03)
10/15/17 D Ryan Stanton Foot IR (10/03)
10/15/17 C Leon Draisaitl Concussion out indefinitely
10/13/17 LW Drake Caggiula Undisclosed IR (10/15)
10/01/17 D Andrej Sekera Knee IR (10/03)
Victor Rask has accumulated 2 total points this season for the Hurricanes. He has 1 goal this year with 3 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 33%. He has a total of 1 assist on the season and averages 15.7 minutes played per game. Sebastian Aho averages 19.7 minutes of ice time per game this year.He has 2 assists, giving him a total of 2 points on the season. Scott Darling has 1 win and 1 loss this season in net for the Hurricanes. He has 75 shots against him and he's given up 8 goals. He's made 67 saves for a save percentage of 89%.
Leon Draisaitl has scored 3 total points this year for the Oilers. He has 1 goal this season with 12 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 8%. He has a total of 2 assists on the season and averages 20.3 minutes played per game. Connor McDavid averages 21.8 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 16% by scoring 3 goals on 19 shots. He has 2 assists, giving him a total of 5 points on the season. Cam Talbot has 1 win and 3 losses this year in goal for the Oilers. He has 100 shots against him and he's surrendered 12 goals. He's made 88 saves for a save percentage of 88%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Hurricanes have 3 total points this season, which ranks them 25th in the NHL. They are 31st in the league in goals scored with 7 while they've given up 8 goals, ranking them 31st overall. They have had 12 power play opportunities and have scored 2 goals on those chances for a percentage of 17%. That is 19th in the NHL. The Hurricanes have allowed 8 power play opportunities and have given up 1 goal on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 88%, putting them 6th in the league when short-handed. They average 36 shots per game and as a team shoot 6.42% for the season. They allow 25 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 89%. That puts them 20th in the league in stopping the puck.
Useful Team Statistics
The Oilers are 28th in the NHL with a total of 2 points this year. They have 1 power play goal on 12 opportunities for a percentage of 8%. That ranks them 26th in the league as a power play unit. They've allowed 17 power play opportunities and have given up 5 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 71%. That is 31st in the NHL. As a team, the Oilers are 28th in the league with 8 goals scored while they've given up 14 goals, which is 19th overall. They average 39 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 5.16%. As a team they give up 32 shots per game and have a save percentage of 89%. That is 22nd in the NHL.
Carolina has a Corsi percentage of 56.1% as they've tried 197 shots on goal while at full strength while they have surrendered 154 shots on net when they have a full team on the ice. That ranks them 4th in Corsi percentage. They are 2nd in the NHL in Fenwick percentage with 57.3% as they have 146 shots while they've given up 109 attempts on defense. The Hurricanes start possessions in the offensive zone 60% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 40% for the year. That puts them 2nd and 30th in the league in zone percentages respectively. They have 102 face-off wins as opposed to 87 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 54%. That is 5th overall in the NHL. On defense Carolina has 41 hits and they've blocked 45 attempts from opposing offenses, which is 30th in the league.
The Oilers are 1st in the league in starting possessions in the offensive zone, doing so 61.4% of the time. Their defensive zone percentage is at 38.6% for the season, which is 31st in the NHL. They have 121 face-off wins compared to 127 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 48.8%. That is 18th in the league. On defense Edmonton has 119 hits and they have blocked 51 shots from the opposition, which is 29th in the league. Edmonton is 1st in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 58% as they've attempted 302 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 219 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage of 57.4% ranks 3rd as they have 226 attempts while they have given up 168 shots on the defensive end.
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